Helpful guidelines

Do I need visa from France to Russia?

Do I need visa from France to Russia?

All French citizens need a visa (tourist or business) to enter Russia.

How do I get a visa for France from Russia?

How can I apply for the France (Schengen) Visa for citizens of Russia?

  1. First, you will have to fill out the application form here in our user-friendly platform.
  2. After doing so, you will have to pay for the service.
  3. Upload the required paperwork, and submit your form.

Is Schengen visa open from Russia?

The majority of European Union and Schengen visa application centres have reopened in Russia after remaining closed for over a year now due to the Coronavirus pandemic situation.

How can I get Schengen visa in Moscow?

You must submit a passport or other travel document issued within the last 10 years. This must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid for at least another 3 months after the date you intend to leave the Schengen area. You must submit a completed and signed visa application form.

Can a French citizen travel to Russia?

Do French citizens need a visa to visit Russia? The answer is yes, due to the existence of a visa regime between France and the Russian Federation. A requirement for any type of a Russian visa (tourist, business, working and others) for a citizen of France is an invitation.

Can EU citizens travel to Russia?

Citizens of most countries need a visa to travel to Russia. You must get this before arriving in Russia. Although a European country, Russia is not part of the EU/EFTA; it does not grant visa-free travel to countries within the EU/EFTA other than Croatia and Iceland for stays of up to 90 days.

Can Russian travel to France?

Those permitted to enter will have to present test results of a PCR or antigen test taken within the last 48 hours, as well as undergo random antigen testing upon arrival in France. Quarantine is also obligatory now for travellers from Russia, Namibia and Seychelles, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated.

What countries can go to Russia without a visa?

Countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine. Citizens of the countries of the CIS (the Commonwealth of Independent States) are permitted to stay in the Russian Federation for up to 90 days without a visa.

Do I need visa for Russia from Europe?

EU Citizens, in order to have the right of entry into the Russian Federation, must first obtain a Russian Visa. A Visa to the Russian Federation is a document, permitting stay in Russia for a specific period of time.

Can Russians visit the Netherlands?

Visiting the Netherlands from Russia means you will need the Netherland (Schengen) Visa for citizens of Russia. It is a required document that will grant you access to the country, so you can have a great time for your future vacations.

Who can apply for a French passport and visa from Russia?

French passport and visa from are issued only to citizens whose main residence is in France and Russia. The process of issuing French Visa and Passport of France can take few weeks. *Please contact with French Consulate in Moscow if you have any question as regards of visa and passport matters.

How do I contact the French embassy in Moscow?

The embassy of France in Moscow is located at 45, Bolshaya Yakimanka and can be contacted by telephone on 495 937 15 00. The consular section shares location as well as telephone number and email address with the embassy.

Who can apply for a French visa and passport?

French passport and visa from are issued only to citizens whose main residence is in France and Russia. The process of issuing French Visa and Passport of France can take few weeks.

How many consulates does France have in Russia?

In addition to France’s embassy in Moscow, France has five other representations in Russia. These representations include consulates in Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. Russia has five representations in France.